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Ferry Building, Auckland

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Step back into New Zealand's maritime heritage at Ferry Building, an important and ornate structure built by the Auckland Harbor Board between 1909 and 1912. Registered with the Historic Places Trust, the building's grandeur highlights the wealth and power generated by the nation's ports at the turn of the 20th century. Its unusual coloration and design make it stand out against the backdrop of modern-day Auckland. Explore the history of the wharf while watching the boats come in and out of the harbor, and then grab a bite to eat in one of the cafes and restaurants now housed here. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ferry Building by using our Auckland travel itinerary planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Stopped here for drinks with friends to experience the coast on our first day in NZ. Travelled from San Diego CA. VERY CLASSY. Wait staff excellent, interested and attentive. Seemed to be a place for ...  more »
  • We decided to go out to Waiheke Island so we went to the Ferry building. It is a beautiful structure in great condition. This is a fun area with lots of restaurants and things going on.  more »
  • Our experience at Queens Wharf around the Ferry Building was pretty ordinary. There are some nice scenic views out towards the sea and plenty of food for you to choose from but that's about it. Wouldn...  more »
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  • Great service, the boats are on time, and the staff is helpful! Worth the price
  • An iconic building on the Auckland waterfront. A mark of marine history of NZ. Now a days used as the Ferry terminal.
  • Transport hub... and social waterfront
  • A beautiful old building of colonial era
  • Beautiful building. However the big clock on top is out of order.